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Workshop by SawdustTX posted 01-22-2012 08:31 AM 1777 reads 1 time favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

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My shop is a 3 car garage, with a 9’ ceiling and 6’ of extra depth. Almost everything is on wheels so I can quickly rearrange as needed. My understanding wife’s car is always in. The first floor plan is with both our cars in (no I don’t have an SSR – that’s a dream). The second floor plan is when I take over the second stall for large projects.

Moved in ten years ago, and with both kids now in college I finally got back to building out the shop. Still a work in progress, but it’s very functional as is.

The blue colored items on the floor plans are on the wishlist. All the rest I have already. Almost everything purchased used. I hope over time to replace a few of my “no-name” machines with Delta, but I can do most of what I need with what I have already!

I have a 200amp panel, 20 dual-bulb 4’ fluorescent light fixtures, and 4 ceiling fans. I put in a Utility sink, and have plumbing for a toilet, but haven’t built out the bathroom (not sure I want to give up the space).


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a1Jim

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#1 posted 01-22-2012 08:38 AM

Great looking shop,thanks for sharing.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#2 posted 01-22-2012 10:06 AM

cool shop…

-- Rome wasn't built in a day... but I wasn't on that job? ... http://www.wackywoodworks.co.nz

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559dustdesigns

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#3 posted 01-22-2012 11:53 AM

Quite a nice work space you have.
20 light fixtures, man that must be nice and bright.
Right now I have 6 4’ t8 dual bulb fixtures.
Could be brighter but I’m happy with them for now.
Thanks for sharing.

-- Aaron - central California "If you haven't got the time to do it right, when will you find the time to do it over?"

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DIYaholic

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#4 posted 01-22-2012 03:30 PM

Nice shop!
I’m in the process of seting up my shop. Lighting is a HUGE priority, workshop has to be BRIGHT (as I am not)!Love to see a TV. Hate to miss “Rough Cut” or the “News”.

BTW: Welcome to LJs!

-- Randy-- I may not be good...but I am slow! If good things come to those who wait.... Why is procrastination a bad thing?

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helluvawreck

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#5 posted 01-22-2012 03:35 PM

Sawdust, that’s a very impressive shop that you have there. It’s still a nice size shop even with your wife’s car in there. Just keep on covering up her car with sawdust and maybe she’ll start parking outside. ;-| Welcome to Lumberjocks.

helluvawreck
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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Roger

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#6 posted 01-22-2012 03:51 PM

fine lookin shop. you should get that other vehicle outta there….. hahaha jus kiddin. looks like u gotta lot o gr8 tools for this gr8 hobby we all have. work/play safe. keep makin dust (in the dust collector, not yer lungs)

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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redryder

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#7 posted 01-27-2012 10:35 AM

Great saw/router/outfeed combo with all the other nice tools…...........

-- mike...............

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Schummie

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#8 posted 02-03-2012 02:57 AM

Hello SawdustTX,
Great shop and you have a very impressive space to work in.
I think you make great things in this shop.

All the best,

Schummie.

-- Greetings from the Netherlands.

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#9 posted 02-03-2012 03:08 AM

Super shop and a nice collection of tools!!!!!!

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#10 posted 03-08-2012 09:53 PM

Now THAT’S a workshop.

-- A positive attitude will take you much further than positive thinking ever will.

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wooded

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#11 posted 03-31-2012 03:08 PM

Im liking that miter saw an you prob know why. I didn’t miss the central location of that classic sharpener! VERY NICE SETUP ;-J

-- Joe in Pueblo West, Colo.

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